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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
City Park’s Botanical Garden (5:00 PM)
New Orleanian songwriter performs at the weekly outdoor concert series
The Ogden Museum (6:00 PM)
Singer/ songwriter who has recently performed at Austin City Limits Music Festival and provided tour support for Raul Malo and the Wood Brothers
The Foundation Gallery (6:00 PM)
A screening of Maya's award-winning animation "Pareidolia" followed by a Q &A with the artist
Snug Harbor (8:00 & 10:00 PM)
The third evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Hi Ho Lounge (9:00 PM)
Hip hop artist raps on St. Claude with his album Trap Hop
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Performing tracks from the new album 'What a World'
Blood Drive Gets Citizens Pumped to Help Shooting Victims
The horrific Mother's Day shooting left 19 people injured, some severely. In an effort to help the victims, folks can head to the Arts Market, near the Spotted Cat, (623 Frenchmen Street) at today’s Blood Drive. The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, the Blood Center, and the city came together for the event, which began at 3pm today and will go on until 9pm.
NOPD: Terrilyn Monette Last Seen by Jogger
by Elaina Patton
Though Equusearch suspended its aquatic search for Terrilynn Monette, the NOPD is continuing their "tireless" effort to track down the missing second grade teacher. Today, Officer Christopher Kalka offered new information about what Monette’s whereabouts on March 1-2 prior to her disappearance. He also confirmed that Monette was last seen leaving the parking lot of a bank near Parlay’s (870 Harrison Ave.) at 5:13am.
Dat Dog Eyes Frenchmen Street Location
by Mary Kilpatrick
The Frenchmen Street lot formerly known as “that place where the fire-twirlers hang out,” will soon serve up more than balloons. City Board of Zoning Adjustments members gave initial approval Monday in favor of allowing a third Dat Dog location to be built on the site, located at 601 Frenchmen St. in the Marigny. The measure passed unanimously.
Food Truck Reform Proposal Hits City Hall
by Sarah Esenwein
Stacy Head’s push for increased food trucks began with festivals in Central City, and it has grown to a citywide conversation about the pros and cons of mobile vittles. City Council members convened this morning to hear consideration of new proposals put forward by Councilwoman Stacy Head designed to govern the city’s burgeoning food truck population.
Today in New Orleans 11.28.12
This hump day, enjoy live music all over the city, from Frenchmen, to St. Claude, to Oak Street. On this date in 1942, Toni Jo Henry became the first woman in Louisiana executed by electric chair for the murder of Joseph P. Calloway.
NOPD Tracks Stolen iPhones to Three-Peat Thief
One iPhone wasn't enough for one teenage robber on Wednesday night, and he ultimately fell victim to the Clould. A 15-year-old man who allegedly wielded a gun in robberies in the French Quarter, on Frenchmen Street and in the Marigny on Wednesday was arrested after stolen smartphones were traced to his location. Cops caught up with the teen in the 5300 block of Urquhart St., which is in the Lower 9th Ward, hours after the robbery rampage began at about 7:30 p.m., according to police.
Hurricane Isaac Aftermath in Photos
This weekend, debris won't make us think of po-boys. Except for the one area outside the federal levee system around Venetian Isles that is sadly struggling today, Hurricane Isaac's extended stay didn't leave floodwaters in New Orleans. But it left us with plenty of unwanted parting gifts in the form trees, power lines and other items down all over the city. The storm delivered a gut-level punch that we'll be working through the weekend to clean up. When the storm finally passed, NoDef took to the streets to survey the damage. Click through to view some photos from the journey:
At Faubourg Marigny Art and Books, Otis Fennell Cultivates a Browsing Experience
Otis Fennell, the fixture on Frenchmen street, in the heart of NOLA's music center, sits out front his bookstore. One in every four passerby says "Hi, Otis," and he responds in kind. His bookstore is usually open until 1 a.m., the prime hours for foot traffic on Frenchmen.
Tonight: Maison Gets Locked in Penguin Prison
by Dan Goodman
Tonight at the Maison on Frenchman street, Chris Glover will be performing under his moniker Penguin Prison. Hailing from New York, Glover has hit the music scene over the most recent years through many different avenues. Starting as a modest college musician, Glover has caught the ear of many prominent nu-disco and indie-pop fans and artists alike with his sound that has forged the modern and classic take on pop and disco.
Crescent City Crime Bits
New Orleans Police Blotter: May 2-9
On this week's docket of dereliction, a group of strip club workers decided they needed more money from another employee's purse, a rental car was used to make a getaway and Ms. Jackson showed she was for real in an argument over laundry. Each week, Crescent City Crime Bits provides a rundown of the lowdown:
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
Michael Weber, B.A.
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